Tim Murphy's Owner Dead., Daily Racing Form, 1898-08-25


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TIM MURPHYS MURPHY OWNER DEAD DEADArthur Deader Arthur C White a young turfman Truman well known to habitues habitudes of all western race tracks from Chi ¬ cago cargo to SanFranciscodied at the residence of his father in St Louis last Friday evening Long in partnership with Stony Clark their famous old horse Tim Murphy brought them more note and money than all the others they at vari varied ¬ ous onus times owned ownedOne condone One who was very close to the dead turfman Truman sends the following concerning him to DAILY RACING FOEM OEM Though born educated and widely known in St Louis he loved Chicago better and here has hosts of friends who will hardly hear of his de j i mise miser save through your columns Again much of his transient success in life was achieved here and his experience since his eighteenth year was only in racing which was all in all to him Born April 23 1872 he grew to be a merry boy always a practical joker and given to sport At schodl Scholl he was easy first in his classes and fond of mathematics His record as a plunger and bookmaker is well known He was liberal to a fault and during a few brief years led a pleasant life Reverses came followed by nine ¬ teen months of consumption the last six of which were spent in San Antonio Texas In June his health commenced to give away alto ¬ gether ether A return to his home July 31 followed where he spent the last nineteen days of his life ending August 19 at 8 p m mKnowing Knowing Knowing his case to be a hopeless one not a murmer mummer or complaint of hard fate was ever known to escape him His disposition through life was ever thus All through the closing days he had nothing but good words for all friends present or failing to visit him Conscious to the last he was a marvel of patience sweetness and endurance having great will power Happily there was not much physical suffering or else he concealed it from the dearest to him Care ¬ fully and constantly attended by a devoted mother whom he worshiped he accepted an unfortunate and untimely fate with a fortitude rarely seen and gave an example difficult to emulate

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